Police today claimed to have arrested a drug peddler and recovered contraband substance from his possession in Budgam.
According to a statement issued here, Budgam police during Naka at Adina bridge Magam intercepted a Sumo vehicle bearing registration number JK01K-3772.
The police said that 260 grams of contraband substance were recovered from the vehicle.
Meanwhile, the driver of the vehicle identified as Shabir Ahmad Wani son of Mohammad Abdulla Wani a resident of Dalwich Khag was taken into custody.
A case FIR number 77/2017 was registered against the accused driver and further investigation has been taken up.